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ITTF China Camp

28th April 2017

 

Seamaster, the ITTF's new sponsor, has agreed to support 25 young players around the world to attend a training camp in Shanghai this coming June. Several Welsh players applied but Anna Hursey and Joseph Roberts were chosen along with a TTW Coach at the 10 day camp. The event will run at the highly rated CTTC (China Table Tennis College).

 

Thanks to the ITTF and to Seamaster for support 2 of our players

 

 

 

 

TTW link with U3A in new partnership
26th April 2017
 
Table Tennis Wales are hosting an event for the U3A (University of the 3rd Age) in September in order to expand and bring table tennis to a brand new audience
 
Please take a look at their website - http://www.u3a.org.uk/
 
 
 
200 Club winners:
24th April 2017
 
December 2016
1st - I Robinson
2nd - John Howell
3rd - Mostyn Lewis
 
January 2017
1st - East Flint Lge
2nd - P Alderson
3rd - Neil Wright
 
February 2017
1st - Peter Higgins
2nd - K Jones
3rd - Eastern Valley Lge
 
March 2017
1st - Swansea Lge
2nd - Mostyn Lewis
3rd - Betty Grey
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Cippenham 4* Junior

24th April 2017

 

Report by Simon Oyler

A strong Welsh contingent made the trip across the bridge to the Cippenham 4 star the past weekend.

On Saturday, the Cadet events were staged with Joseph Roberts reaching the semi finals losing out to eventual winner Joseph Hee. Louie Evans lost in the Quarter Finals. Jack O'Duffy lost out in the round of 16. 
In the Cadet girls it was Lara Whitton ,Lauren Stacey and Beth Richards who made it through the group stages and lost out in the Quarter Finals to stronger English opponents, Grace Clement recovered well from the disappointed of losing in her group to go into win the plate event. Morgan Davies lost out in the quarter finals of the plate.

On Sunday the Junior Boys and Girls events were played. The girls were up first and faced some tough opposition. It was Lara Whitton, Beth Richards and Jamie Lee Harley who progressed through their groups but eventually lost out in the round of 16 to seeded players. 
In the boys competition Benedict Watson reach the last 16 and lost a close 3-1 to Plymouth's Ed Haskell. Pouyan Javanmard progressed through his group along with Abhishek Bathula and Jacob Young but couldn't progress past the round of 32. Jack O'Duffy recovered after losing out in a tough group but went onto win the Junior Plate event. Other Welsh players such as Evan O'Connor, Ben Moore, Sam Slatter, Matthew Pearce, Ben Pearce, Cerys Evans, Ben Allen, Bethany Brewer, all found the tournament a great challenge but come away with valuable experiences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luxembourg Open

15th April 2017

 

Dan O'Connell, Callum Evans, Chloe Thomas, Marc Castro and Josh Stacey all made the trip to Luxembourg with coaches Ryan Jenkins and Paul Beck this week.

All the players competed very well all week with everyone making a good account of themselves all tournament.

 

Final Places:

 

Chloe - 49th

Dan - 54th

Callum - 56th

Marc - 87th

Josh - 89th

 

Full Results

www.fltt.lu

 

 

 

 

 

 

European Championships Qualifier

Belarus v Wales (in Minsk)

11th April 2017

 

Wales lost to Belarus in a difficult match away in Minsk last night

Charlotte Carey, Chloe Thomas and Beth Roberts lost to 3 highly rated World ranked players in the final playoff game

 

Next stop is the Championships in Luxembourg in September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Primary Schools

Louie Wins Gold

9th April 2017

 

Louie Evans won the Gold for Wales in the boys singles beating England number 1 on route to the top spot. Anna Hursey lost out to the Irish number 1 player to claim a silver. The boys team won Bronze beating Scotland to the 3rd place. In the consolation singles Oscar Marriott won a silver with Ruby Elliott winning through to garb the Gold in the girls consolation

 

Full results below

 

Int. Primary Schools Team Event Match Sc[...]
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Team Standings.xlsx
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Boys Girls KO Results.xlsx
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Welsh Open Vets 

2nd April 2017

 

 

Full results are based on the Vets section 

www.tabletennis.wales/competitions/vets-table-tennis/vets-welsh-open-2017

 

Well done to the following winners at the first Welsh Vets Open in Cardiff last weekend

 

Band 1 (Men) - Dave Buck

Band 1 (Women) - Regina Grech

Band 2  - Paul Leverty

Band 3 - David Hadley

Band 4 - Bryan Fernandez

Band 5 - Jonathan Allen

Band 6 - Darek Zwada

Band 7 - Chris Richards

Band 8 - Shaun Fitzpatrick

Band 9 - Dean Sully

 

 

 

 

 

New tournament in the calendar

21st March 2017

 

The Gwent Senior Open returns this July with a mixed event as it was lasy year. Its going to be held once again in Abertillery with a Dragon event to boost. Both competitions are on the 9th July.

 

The entry form can be found here:

www.tabletennis.wales/competitions/tournaments-entry-forms/

 

Places are limited in the Senior Open so act fast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017/2018 TTW Licence?

 

Don't forget to purchase your new season licence with Table Tennis Wales for the coming period. 

 

If you play in any competitions in Wales, represent your country Internationally or play in events and leagues outside if Wales you need a current licence and affiliation.

 

To be covered by our insurance, you must also purchase a current licence

 

Please get in touch if you need further information